Mae Shelton, 86, of Trumann died Monday, May 5, 2003, at the Lakeside nursing home in Lake City.
She was born in Missouri on Jan. 20, 1917. She was of the Pentecostal faith and a homemaker. She was preceded in death by one son, Floyd Cato and was the widow of Richard Shelton.
She is survived by two daughters, Bonnie Waterford of Trumann and Linda Adams of Springdale; one son, Sylvester Cato of Trumann; one brother, Otis Brown of White Cloud, Mich.; 17 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were Tuesday, May 6, at Potter Memorial Cemetery. Ervin Stout and Lloyd Rhoads officiated the ceremony. Pallbearers were Phillip Stout, Eddie Stout, Gary Stout, Chris Turner and Brad Dye.
William Leon Sharp, 70, of Harrisburg died Wednesday, April 23, 2003, at the Woodbriar Nursing Home in Harrisburg.
He was born Jan. 1, 1933, in Savannah, Tenn., the son of Joe Sidney Sharp and Linnie Pearl (Shepherd) Sharp. He married Dorothy Lindsey on Dec. 17, 1955, and they enjoyed 47 years together. He was a veteran of the Korean War, having served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion. He was a former member of the ABATE Motorcycle Club and also loved to show his antique car at various functions. He was of the Baptist faith. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Maurine Bethune.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Sharp of the home; four sisters, Lena Mae Martin of Milledgeville, Tenn., Imogene Williams of Round Rock, Texas, Nell Champion of Wynne and Joyce Hogan of Weiner; one brother, Bill Sharp of Harrisburg; three daughters, Debbie Doty of Jonesboro and Cathy Reddman and Celeste Tanner, both of Harrisburg; five grandchildren, Robert Charles Rowland, Jr., Brandon Tanner, Kaitlyn Tanner, Sarah Tanner and Ryan Long and one great-grandson, Charlie Rowland.
Graveside services were Friday, April 25, at the Farm Hill Cemetery near Harrisburg with full military honors. The Rev. John Lindsey officiated the ceremony. Active pallbearers were: Michael Hamrick, Randy Wigginton, Don Detering, Carl Long, Joe Long and Ricky Bruce. Honorary pallbearers were: William Weeks, Archie Smith, Bill Witt, Dr. Vonda Houchin, Dr. Ben Owens, the staff of Woodbriar Nursing Home and the staff of Lifeline Paramedics. Visitation was held Thursday at the funeral home.
Danelle Renee Mason
Danelle Renee Mason was born May 14, 2004. Services were held at Memorial Hill Gardens May 19, 2004 in Memphis Tenn. Survivors include her mother Tasha Reynolds of Memphis and her father Clearance Mason of Trumann; 5 brothers, CJ Mason, Devin Kirkland Mason, Desean Mason, Nicklus Bratton and Slash Ross; 4 sisters, Raven Mason, Latasha Mason, Haley Bratton, Ongilea Ross all of Trumann; Grandparents, Shawn Martinez and Tim and Lucy Carpenter all of Memphis and Bertha Mason of Trumann.
Violet T. Coke
Violet T. Coke, 83, of Harrisburg died Saturday, May 22, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro.
Born in Poughkeepsie, she was formerly of Harrisburg and had lived in Trumann for the past four years. She was a homemaker and member of the Viva Drive Church of Christ.
Survivors include her husband, Hubert "H. C." Coke of the home; one son, Bobby Coke of Harrisburg; two daughters, Melba Coke of Trumann and Barbara Rhoads of Marion; two brothers, Olden Huckabee of Smithville and Lloyd Huckabee of Poughkeepsie; two sisters, Vera Hatfield of Gainesville and Wanda Lee Lasley of Cave City; four grandchildren, Tony Coke, Chris Coke, Terri McCullough and Brian Rhoads; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence Huckabee and Bamma Watkins Huckabee, two sisters and one grandson
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Monday, May 24 at Thompson Funeral Home chapel in Trumann, with Joe Spangler officiating. A graveside service followed at 3 p.m. at Parsley Cemetery near Calamine.
Pallbearers were Chris Coke, Tony Coke, Brian Rhoads, Tommy Rhoads, Jackie Winningham and Doug Winningham
Rilla Slaughter, 93, of Trumann died at the Rose Care Nursing Home.
She was born in McCormick, but lived most of her life in Trumann.
Slaughter was a member of the Calvary Pentecostal Church in Trumann.
She was preceded in death by her husband Lewis Lawrence Slaughter in 1949 and two great grandchildren, Amanda Dawn Slaughter and Bobby Lewis Slaughter, Jr.
Her survivors include five children: Irene Branscum of Trumann, Henry Cecil Warren of North Little Rock, Jessie McElhany of Poplar Bluff, Mo., Lewis Slaughter of Black Rock and Alene Melton of Batesville.
She is also survived by 26 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and seven great-great grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.
Charles Winston Reed
Funeral services for Charles Winston Reed, 88, of Trumann who died Saturday, Nov. 29, at Trumann Health and Rehabilitation Center, were Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2003 in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann.
The Rev. Marlin Gennings will officiate, and burial will follow in Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Gary Baldwin, Gary Darr, Dr. Kemp Childs, Jon Childs, Matt Miller and David Moore.
Honorary pallbearers will include Derrell Reese, Ray Knight, Bob Miller, Dr. Floyd Smith, Dr. Charles Kemp, Mike Roach, G.W. Roach Jr. and G.W. Roach Sr.
Born at Jonesboro, he lived in Trumann for 58 years. He attended Jonesboro High School and earned a bachelor's degree from what was then Arkansas State College. He served in the Navy during World War II and was present at the Armistice in 1945.
He worked for the Singer Co. Wood Products Division for 28 years and for Roach Manufacturing Corp. for 23 years. He was a member of First Christian Church of Trumann where he served as a deacon and treasurer.
He is survived by one son, Barre Reed of Oakland, Calif.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ethyl Kemp Reed, and his parents, Charles W. and Lorena Willie Reed.
Memorials may be made to Gideons International or a charity of the donor's choice.
Mrs. Myrtle V. Cagle, age 70, of 726 Mildred, died Sunday afternoon, January 20, 2002 at her home of natural causes.
Born in Tupelo, Miss., Mrs. Cagle lived most of her life in the Trumann area. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist belief.
Her husband preceded her in death: Glen A. Cagle in 1987.
Survivors include: four daughters, Tommie Wakefield of West Memphis, Linda McDoniel, Glenna Cagle, and Michelle Cagle, all of Trumann; one son, Allen Cagle of Miami, Fl.; four sisters, Katherine Kain of Fayetteville, North Carolina, Edith Burgner of Pacifica, California, Evon Crain of Brookland and Velma Gray of Trumann; 2 brothers, Kenneth Barnett of Jonesboro, and Jimmy Barnett of Trumann; 15 grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren.
Graveside funeral services were held Wednesday morning, January 23, 10:00 at Nettleton Cemetery with Rev. David Smith officiating, with Emerson Funeral Home of Jonesboro in charge of arrangements.
Visitation was held Tuesday evening from 5-7 p.m. at Emerson Funeral Home in Jonesboro.
Charles Edward King, 71, of Trumann, died Sunday evening, April 15, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro.
King was born on April 28, 1929, at Henderson, Tennessee, the son of the late Joshua and Roberta (Davidson) King. He was a former employee if the Singer Co. and a retired employee of Columbia Forrest Products in Trumann. He was a member of the McCormick Baptist Church where he served as a deacon. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, William King and Smith King and one sister, Lorraine "Tommie" Moore.
Survivors include his wife, Jewell A. (Waters) King, of the home; three sons, Billy King, Wesley King and Timmy King, all of Trumann; one sister, Eunice Woods of Selmer, Tenn. and three grandchildren, Brandon King, Tabitha King and Darren King.
A funeral service was held Wednesday afternoon at Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Jimmy Frazier officiating. Interment followed at Harrisburg Memorial Park Cemetery in Harrisburg.
Active pallbearers were Rick Winkles, Tom Sprinkle, Ronnie Samuel, Joey Frazier, Mike Frazier and David Sprinkle. Honorary pallbearers included the men of the McCormick Baptist Church.